What to Watch: NCAA Week Six

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Welcome to week six of the college lacrosse season, Y’all!

With UMass finally opening their season this weekend against Fairfield after seeing their first four games of the season get postponed or cancelled, every single team that is playing this season will have one game under their belt coming out of this weekend.

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Top Transfer Performances From Week Five of The 2021 Season

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Nothing was more of an impact on the college lacrosse offseason than the NCAA Transfer Portal. 

While transfers have always been pretty regular in college lacrosse, the portal turned things up a notch. The NCAA’s Transfer Portal allows players to enter their name and test the waters without permission from their current program. The portal has made transferring much easier for the athlete and with the extra eligibility given to spring sport athletes last season, portal season was wilder than ever.

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NCAA Three Stars: Week Five

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The five week of the 2021 NCAA season is officially in the books and every conference that is playing has gotten underway! So, it is officially lacrosse season across the board.

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Sunday Recap: Duke Handles Richmond

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Leading up to Sunday’s meeting, Duke and Richmond had played in two consecutive one-goal games (2019 NCAA Tournament, 2020 regular season). Duke took both games. But today, it would be a much more comfortable margin of victory for the Blue Devils as they took down the Spiders 13-6 on the road to move to 6-0 on the season.

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Saturday Recap: Syracuse Holds off Vermont, Maryland Runs Past Johns Hopkins

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After taking down ACC rival Virginia Cavaliers by ten goals last week, the Syracuse Orange had to hold off a feisty Vermont Catamounts squad.

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What to Watch: NCAA Week Five

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Welcome to week five of the college lacrosse season, Y’all!

For some teams, this week means entering the second month of the season. For others, this week marks the first week of the season. If that doesn’t define the oddity of this season, I’m not sure what does. Amongst the teams getting underway this weekend are the entire MAAC and the majority of the America East.

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Tuesday Roundup: Tierney, Smith, Carraway Put up Record-Breaking Performances

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In Hofstra’s 18-6 blowout victory over the Wagner Seawhawks, Ryan Tierney moved his name up in both the CAA and Hofstra record books. His second goal of the game, which came at the 6:06 mark in the first quarter, saw him time the Hofstra all-time career goal record of 140 and the all-time CAA carer points record of 212. He broke both later in the quarter, scoring with :35 on the clock, and ended the game with a total of six goals. He is now 18 goals away from the all-time CAA career goals record of 162 and 22 points away from the Hofstra career points record of 238.

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Saturday Recap: Rutgers Blows Past Ohio State, Hofstra Owns Long Island

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Rutgers is for real, Y’all!

A week after taking down Penn State 11-9 in their season-opener, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights marched over to Columbus, Ohio, and trampled the Buckeyes 22-12.

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